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The new face of the Down-syndrome family. Becker reads to her daughter Penny, who has Down syndrome, and her son. Becker's book is about raising a child with the condition.
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FETAL SCAN: Thicker neck skin can be a sign of Down syndrome
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ACCEPTANCE: Sheila Hebein and son Chris, 33, who has Down syndrome
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Ashton Trescott, 18, of Roanoke, Va., is autistic and has Down syndrome